Organized Tours & Ranger Programs
Gray Line of Seattle (tel. 800/426-7532 or 206/626-5200; www.graylineofseattle.com) offers bus tours into the park from May through September. Cost for a 1-day tour is $85 for adults, $65 for children.
Ranger-led tours, discussions, and seminars take place or begin at Longmire, Ohanapecosh, Paradise, and Sunrise visitor centers.
At Longmire, short talks take place daily in summer. There are evening programs at Cougar Rock Campground.
At Ohanapecosh, there are ranger-led hikes and walks along popular trails weekend afternoons, as well as evening programs during June and July devoted to natural and cultural history and resources.
From Paradise, there are daily walks to view wildflowers and glaciers. Park naturalists also roam the area answering questions.
From the Sunrise area, there are daily ranger-led walks. During July and August, evening campfire programs take place at White River Campground on Thursday through Saturday night.
Programs change each year and season. Check at a visitor center or the free park newspaper for specific programs and times during your visit.